• # 17856

    WEBER, Bruce (1946 - )

    O Rio de Janeiro. A photographic journal

    New York : Afred A. Knopf, 1986. Folio, photo-illustrated cards, a few light stains, previous owner’s inscription to endpaper, unpaginated, fully illustrated photo-book with several fold-out plates. One of the great photo-books of the late twentieth century, O Rio de Janeiro is a luxuriously voyeuristic tour through the streets of Rio. Weber’s design of the …

  • # 17862


    Price list for “Kasen”, a Japanese bar and brothel in Tsingtao, China, 1930s.

    Single sheet, 195 x 270 mm, folding to 195 x 135 mm, thin European paper with watermark ‘Auwick… Bond’, printed on 2 sides; the first side gives the address of the establishment, Kasen, 7 Lin Tsing Road, Corner of Kiaochow Road, Tsingtao; the second side contains a price list for beverages and meals, as well …

  • # 17801

    MAILER, Norman (1923-2007)

    The prisoner of sex. (Signed by Norman Mailer)

    Boston ; Toronto : Little, Brown & Company, 1971. First edition. Octavo, publisher’s green cloth over papered boards in dust jacket, signed in full on the title page by the author Norman Mailer, pp 240; a fine inscribed copy.

  • # 17926

    ALISON, Crichton

    [TRANSVESTISM] Men in women’s clothes.

    New York ; Toronto : Medical Publishing Company, [c.1950]. Octavo, printed stiff wrappers, stapled, 36 pp; a very good copy. ‘Studies in fetishism and transvestism. Medical aspects of men who feel an irresistible impulse to wear women’s clothes. Case histories of transvestists, strange stories, new discoveries. Treatment techniques.’ (Cover) ‘The truth abouth homosexuals and homosexuality. …

  • # 17491


    [PULP] The man in their lives

    London, U.K. : Woman’s World Library, [between 1950 and 1960]. Series: Woman’s World Library, No. 317. Square octavo, illustrated wrappers, 64 pp; a good copy.

  • # 17806

    STROHEIM, Erich von (1885-1957)

    [PULP] Paprika

    New York : Universal Publishing, 1937. “A Universal Giant Edition, no. G-2. Complete, unexpurgated”. Trade paperback, illustrated wrappers, 320 pp; a fine copy. ‘She consorted with peasants – and married a prince. Paprika … the Gypsy trollop! Here is every burning word of that never-to-be-forgotten classic of Romany passion … by Hollywood’s famed director-actor-author’ (cover). …

  • # 17580



    London : Martin Secker & Warburg, 1992. Quarto, metal boards, spiral bound, title blindstamped to front board, decoration die-stamped to back board, with the CD as issued, with the (opened) original foil wrapper, illustrated with sexually explicit photographs. First UK edition.

  • # 14530

    [NEWTON], NEWTON, June

    Helmut Newton (Sumo) (2nd ed.)

    Helmut Newton, edited by June Newton Köln; New York: Taschen, 2009. Folio; 267 x 374 mm. Fine copy, near mint in dust jacket with book stand and making-of publication. Revised by June Newton. The first edition of Newton’s Sumo published by Taschen, the “biggest and most expensive book production of the 20th century”, according to …

  • # 16621

    HARDING, Richard

    WOOF Series

    [Melbourne : the artist], 2012. Suite of eight individual pieces, inkjet prints with acrylic ink and flocked glitter on archival paper. Each signed and numbered by the artist verso. Created in an edition of 5, this is the complete set, numbered 5/5. In this series of artworks, Harding takes covers of the newspaper magazine Good Weekend …

  • # 16587

    HARDING, Richard

    Stay Tuned 2011

    [Melbourne : the artist], 2011. Photographic screen print, printed in black and pink, concertina format, 200 x 197 mm (folded); 200 x 595 mm (extended). Printed in an edition of 25 copies, signed, titled and numbered in pencil by the artist. A contemporary text based print multiple concerning homosexual identity within contemporary society, the text across …

  • # 16478

    YOUNG, Corbin

    San Francisco works out

    New York : Arbor House Publishing Company, 1985. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp. 62. Signed and inscribed by author on title page; a fine copy. A gay satire of the 1980s workout revolution, in particular Jane Fonda’s workout book.  

  • # 14917

    FRIEND, Donald.

    Bumbooziana [together with] The Bumbooziana Portfolio

    Sundry notes & papers: being the recently discovered notes and documents of the Natural & Instinctive Bestiality Research Expedition, collected and collated under the title BUMBOOZIANA. Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1979. Elephant folio (580 mm tall), bound in full calf, gilt illustration to upper board and gilt-lettering to spine) a few scuff marks), pp. 125. …

  • # 15286

    WILLIAMS, Ben Ames

    [PULP] The strumpet sea

    New York : Popular Library, 1951. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 256 pp; a good copy. “A lusty tale of the South Pacific.”

  • # 15285

    BACCANTE, Leonora

    [PULP] Johnny Bogan

    New York : Popular Library, 1952. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 159 pp; a good copy. “A realistic novel of violent young love.”

  • # 15293

    MARESCA, James

    [PULP] My flag is down

    New York : Bantam, 1952. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 150 pp; a good copy. “The diary of a New York taxi driver.”

  • # 15292

    WILSON, Earl

    [PULP] Pikes Peek or bust

    New York : Popular Library, 1946. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 160 pp; a good copy. “Tales of a saloon editor”. Cover art by “Xela” (Alex Schomburg).